Category: SQL Server

SQL Server Management Studio 18.2

One of the biggest downsides of using SQL Server Management Studio as an interactive query tool is the limit on text/grid output. SSMS 18.2 fixes that!

Simplify Date Period Calculations

See how you can use new functions like DATEFROMPARTS to simplify otherwise really cryptic methods to obtain key dates (like the first day of the current month).

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update #8

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update #8

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #8 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2. KB Article: KB #3082561 24 fixes total (23 fixes listed publicly at time of publication)  Build number is 11.0.5634  Relevant for...

SQL Server 2014 RTM Cumulative Update #9 is available!

SQL Server 2014 RTM Cumulative Update #9 is available!

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #9 for SQL Server 2014. See this blog post for more information. KB Article: KB #3075949 30 fixes listed publicly at time of publication (31 total) Build number is...

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #2 is available!

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 Cumulative Update #2 is available!

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1. See this blog post for more information. KB Article: KB #3075950 46 fixes listed publicly at time of publication (51 total)...

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update #7

SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update #7

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update #7 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2. This update has 38 fixes, including the QFE security fix from MS15-058. If you've installed MS15-058 (either the QFE – 11.0.5613...